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[audio]AFRSV-Discs2
The Army was the original source of the V-Disc records, with their first  being issued in October of 1943.The Army’s V-Disc project provided a monthly 'care' package of music specially recorded for troops overseas. Soldiers fighting a far-flung war welcomed these musical snapshots of life back home.
Keywords: WWII; Bing Crosby; Roy Acuff; Duke Ellington; Artie Shaw; Freddie Martin; Perry Como; Dinah Shore; Glenn Miller; Charlie Spivak; Swing; Big Band
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[audio]AFRS-2
The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S...
Keywords: AFRS; OTR; Duke Ellington; Shirley Temple; Mickey Rooney; Gene Kelly; Betty Hutton; Bob Hope; Bing Crosby; Yank Bandstand; Jubilee; GI Jive; Amos and Andy; One Night Stand; Sound Off; Mail Call; Gene Krupa
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